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FPL Gameweek 8: Latest injuries and bans

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Being able to navigate around unavailable players is key to FPL success. Together with some useful Fantasy Football Scout information, here is the current list of injuries and bans heading into Gameweek 8.


THE NOTABLE INJURIES AND BANS OF GAMEWEEK 8

ARSENAL

OUT:

Jurrien Timber (knee) – Long-term ACL injury.

Thomas Partey (groin)

MAYBE:

Bukayo Saka (knock) – Looked hurt after Gameweek 7 “stamp.”

Gabriel Martinelli (muscle)

Gabriel Jesus (knock)

ASTON VILLA

OUT:

Tyrone Mings (knee) – Club has confirmed a “significant” injury from Gameweek 1.

Emiliano Buendia (knee) – Will miss most of the season.

Leon Bailey (muscle)

Tim Iroegbunam (muscle)

MAYBE:

Moussa Diaby (knock)

Boubacar Kamara (knock)

Alex Moreno (hamstring) – Not yet 100% ready.

BOURNEMOUTH

OUT:

Alex Scott (knee)

Chris Mepham (knock)

Ryan Fredericks (calf)

Lloyd Kelly (calf)

Emiliano Marcondes (foot)

BRENTFORD

OUT:

Ivan Toney (suspended) – Eight-month ban for breaching FA rules, out until January 2024.

Rico Henry (knee) – Gameweek 5 injury is likely a season-ender.

Ben Mee (muscle)

Kevin Schade (muscle)

Josh Dasilva (hamstring)

Mikkel Damsgaard (knee)

Shandon Baptiste (shoulder)

BRIGHTON

OUT:

Julio Enciso (knee)

Pascal Gross (muscle)

James Milner (muscle)

Adam Lallana (knock)

BURNLEY

OUT:

Hjalmar Ekdal (knee)

Michael Obafemi (hamstring)

Nathan Redmond (knock)

Manuel Benson (knock)

Darko Churlinov (blood poisoning)

MAYBE:

Johann Berg Gudmundsson (muscle)

CHELSEA

OUT:

Malo Gusto (suspended) – Red card for bad tackle, out until Gameweek 9.

Ben Chilwell (hamstring)

Reece James (hamstring)

Christopher Nkunku (knee) – Hurt in Dortmund friendly and will miss early months.

Wesley Fofana (knee) – ACL surgery from July rules him for several months.

Romeo Lavia (ankle)

Benoit Badiashile (hamstring)

Trevoh Chalobah (hamstring)

CRYSTAL PALACE

OUT:

Michael Olise (hamstring) – Picked up on England under-21 duty.

Jefferson Lerma (hamstring)

Dean Henderson (thigh)

Matheus Franca (back)

Naouirou Ahamada (ankle)

James Tomkins (knock)

MAYBE:

Odsonne Edouard (hamstring)

EVERTON

OUT:

Seamus Coleman (knee)

Andre Gomes (calf)

Dele Alli (hip)

FULHAM

OUT:

Tosin Adarabioyo (groin)

Adama Traore (hamstring)

MAYBE:

Kenny Tete (groin)

Calvin Bassey (back)


Additionally, check out Fantasy Football Scout for more in-depth details on key FPL injuries and bans.

Meanwhile, Scout will soon cover the pre-match press conferences, where managers should give more accurate updates. There’s also a live injuries and bans stream on their YouTube channel.


LIVERPOOL

OUT:

Diogo Jota (suspended) – Red card for two bookings, out until Gameweek 9.

Curtis Jones (suspended) – Red card for serious foul play, out until Gameweek 11.

Thiago Alcantara (match fitness)

Stefan Bajcetic (calf)

MAYBE:

Cody Gakpo (knock)

LUTON

OUT:

Albert Sambi Lokonga (hamstring)

Gabriel Osho (knee)

Jordan Clark (ankle)

Daniel Potts (ankle)

MAYBE:

Ross Barkley (hamstring)

MANCHESTER CITY

OUT:

Kevin De Bruyne (hamstring) – Out until December.

Rodri (suspended) – Red card for violent conduct, out until Gameweek 9.

John Stones (muscle)

Bernardo Silva (knock)

MANCHESTER UNITED

OUT:

Luke Shaw (muscle) – Likely out for a number of weeks.

Lisandro Martinez (foot) – Aggravated a previous injury.

Jadon Sancho (absent until further notice)

Aaron Wan-Bissaka (hamstring)

Amad Diallo (knee)

Tyrell Malacia (knock)

Kobbie Mainoo (ankle)

MAYBE:

Sergio Reguilon (knock)

NEWCASTLE

OUT:

Sven Botman (knee) – Unlikely to return before October international break.

Anthony Gordon (suspended) – Fifth booking of the season, out until Gameweek 9.

Harvey Barnes (toe) – Out until late December.

Joe Willock (hamstring) – Setback will keep him back a bit longer.

Emil Krafth (knee)

MAYBE:

Callum Wilson (hamstring)

Joelinton (hamstring)

NOTTINGHAM FOREST

OUT:

Moussa Niakhate (suspended) – Red card for two bookings, out until Gameweek 9.

Danilo (hamstring)

MAYBE:

Nicolas Dominguez (knock)

Nuno Tavares (muscle)

SHEFFIELD UNITED

OUT:

Max Lowe (ankle)

John Egan (leg)

John Fleck (match fitness)

Ben Osborn (groin)

Rhys Norrington-Davies (match fitness)

Daniel Jebbison (illness)

MAYBE:

George Baldock (calf)

William Osula (knock)

TOTTENHAM

OUT:

Rodrigo Bentancur (knee) – Ruptured his ACL in February.

Ivan Perisic (knee) – ACL injury likely ends his season.

Brennan Johnson (hamstring)

Ryan Sessegnon (hamstring)

Giovani Lo Celso (thigh)

Bryan Gil (groin)

WEST HAM

OUT:

Aaron Cresswell (hamstring)

WOLVES

OUT:

Jean-Ricner Bellegarde (suspension) – Red card for violent conduct, out until Gameweek 9.


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